12 October 2021

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Walker named as nib Blues women’s head coach for Super Rugby Aupiki

5 October 2021

We’re teaming up with UK retail giant

30 September 2021

nib backing Blues Women

21 September 2021

Under-18 camps to reach further into communities

News

06 Feb 2021

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck confirms two year deal

New Zealand Rugby and the Blues have confirmed Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has signed a two-year contract that will also see him link with Auckland through to the end of 2023. The announcement comes a decade after Tuivasa-Sheck last played rugby union, a sport the 27-year-old confirmed he had always intended to play again following his illustrious […]

05 Feb 2021

Foundation sponsor remains committed

Barfoot & Thompson, foundation sponsors of the Blues since their inception 26 years ago, will continue to have their backs. The Blues long-time partners have renewed support as a back-of-jersey sponsor for the next three years. The company is the largest privately owned real estate company in New Zealand, with 75 branches throughout the Blues […]

04 Feb 2021

Eklund signed as fulltime replacement

Bay of Plenty hooker Kurt Eklund has been named as fulltime replacement for the Blues for the 2021 Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa season. Eklund will replace hooker James Parsons who last week announced his retirement on medical advice. Eklund’s outstanding performances for Bay of Plenty in 2019 led to his inclusion in the Blues team […]

28 Jan 2021

Parsons announces retirement on medical advice

Blues talisman James Parsons has today announced that he has decided to retire from all rugby. Parsons, 34, a centurion for the Blues and North Harbour along with two tests for the All Blacks, said that he is retiring on medical advice, after being out of the game for several months from a head injury. […]

28 Jan 2021

Blues join with provincial unions for revamped development programme

The Blues and the provincial unions of Northland, North Harbour and Auckland have announced plans to implement an integrated high performance pathway for rugby talent in the region. This embraces a collaborative approach in co-designing high performance processes and programmes, and leverage resources across the region with the objective of delivering enhanced long-term value in […]

22 Jan 2021

Blues Footy Fest promises fantastic fanfare

The Blues invite fans and rugby followers of all ages to kick off the 2021 season in real style at the inaugural Blues Footy Fest. The Blues Footy Fest is set for Eden Park on Saturday 20 February, and highlighted by the re-rematch against the Crusaders, after the final game of the Super Rugby Aotearoa […]

15 Jan 2021

Ganellen confirmed as development team’s naming partner

The Blues have found a kindred spirit as they plan a long-term restoration of their regional development programme. Ganellen Construction have confirmed their support as naming partner of the Blues Development teams and the soon-to-be-announced development programme. Ganellen has been operating in New Zealand for 11 years. In that time, they have been associated with […]

14 Dec 2020

Tahs and Force to visit Eden Park

The Blues are set to host the NSW Waratahs and the Western Force in Auckland in the Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition in May and June next year. New Zealand and Australia rugby unions jointly announced the draw for the trans-Tasman competition which is due to take place after two rounds of the Sky Super […]

03 Dec 2020

2021 squad named

The Blues are determined to ensure their progress in 2020 was no aberration after naming their squad for the Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa competition. The squad includes 12 current or former All Blacks and two Samoa World Cup players in their 38-strong squad that comprises seven rookies. Strong performances in 2020 led to Alex Hodgman, […]

30 Nov 2020

Coaching group extend roles

The Blues have received a major boost in next year’s Super Rugby competition and beyond with all five coaches extending their stay at the organisation. Defence coach Tana Umaga had already announced his extension at the Blues to join head coach Leon MacDonald, with forwards coach Tom Coventry and back attack/skills coach Dan Halangahu confirming […]

10 Nov 2020

Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa Returns

The Blues are excited at the prospect of a second Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa competition after the 2021 draw was announced today. The 2020 SRA was an unqualified success with sold-out crowds flocking to Eden Park, especially with family-friendly afternoon kick-offs. Additionally Blues games attracted significantly increased television audience numbers and social media following. “It […]

22 Oct 2020

Laulala moves back home

All Blacks prop Nepo Laulala today confirmed he will play his Super Rugby for the Blues for the next two years. Samoan-born Laulala, educated in Auckland at Mt Albert Grammar and Westley College, wanted to be closer to family in Auckland with his wife Loriana and son Cassius. “My wife and I felt the time […]